The copyright hypocrisy files

A while ago I started collecting examples of copyright hypocrisy, with the intent of creating a definitive list of cases where copyright bullies are caught infringing the same rules they say everyone else should obey.

Here’s what I’ve got so far:

Anyone got any others to add?

Additions:

(I’m kind of tempted to do a fanfic hypocrisy link collection too. Jasper Fforde and Diana Gabaldon would top the list.)

3 thoughts on “The copyright hypocrisy files

  1. Anti piracy ad uses non licenced music in its DVD anti piracy advertising:

    http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20111201/17275016947/anti-piracy-group-caught-pirating-song-anti-piracy-ad-corruption-scandal-erupts-response.shtml

    Then, when the composer attempts to collect royalties owed, a board member of the local (Dutch) royalty collection agency offers to “help out”, for a miserly 33% or ~$400,000:

    http://torrentfreak.com/copyright-corruption-scandal-surrounds-anti-piracy-campaign-111201/

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